Weinberger, Caspar W.; Fine, Doris R.; Shore, Lloyd G.; Kane, Martin; Penman, Rae
May 1983
New Republic;5/30/83, Vol. 188 Issue 21, p4
Presents several letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in previous issues. Reference to the U.S.-Israeli disputes over sharing intelligence data from the Lebanon war; Discussion on the federal role in public education; Distinction between nuclear weapons which stabilize deterrence and other weapons which are destabilizing.


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